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Some ships not seaworthy, others carrying oil to Asia. (Image: Alamy)

Iran struggles to find enough ships for oil exports

Iran faces a struggle to increase oil exports because many of its tankers are tied up storing crude, some are…

April 19, 2016 4:19
Duty free cosmetics in the departure lounge at heathrow airport

Nail polish and mascara: beauty brands eye up Iran

When Dubai businesswoman Negin Fattahi-Dasmal opened the first branch of her luxurious nail salon chain in Iran this year, it…

April 18, 2016 5:43
Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi arrives to a meeting between OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers, in Doha

Oil price tumbles as Doha meet ends without deal

Talks collapsed without reaching an agreement on freezing the output until October 2016 at levels recorded in January, following Saudi Arabia’s insistence that Iran also should sign the deal.

April 18, 2016 3:17
Iran air

114 Airbus, 100 Boeing: Iran on a shopping spree?

114 Airbus, 100 Boeing: Iran on a shopping spree?

January 25, 2016 12:46
United States and Iran diplomats agreeing on a deal

How will the lifting of sanctions in Iran affect the UAE

Click here to read what international sanctions lawyer Sarosh Zaiwalla has to say

September 7, 2015 12:15

6 industries that will be affected by the Iran nuclear deal

The landmark agreement comes with a relaxing of the sanctions

July 16, 2015 3:00
Iranians face Internet restrictions

Iranians face new Internet curbs

Iranian officials denied any connection between the Internet disruptions and the upcoming vote.

May 22, 2013 9:45
Iran sends monkey into space

One small step for Monkey, one giant leap for Iran

Iran has successfully launched a live monkey into space, state news agency IRNA reported on Monday, lauding it as an…

January 28, 2013 4:37
EU enforces new and tougher sanctions on Iran

Iran gets a fresh batch of sanctions

The toughest EU measures yet, they include bans on financial transactions, sales to Iran of shipping equipment and steel, and imports of Iranian natural gas, adding to earlier bans, including on the OPEC producer's oil.

December 22, 2012 6:53
Oil field in the ocean

Iran wants more oil storage in Gulf

Iran will build millions of barrels of oil storage facilities in the Gulf over the next few months in response…

November 26, 2012 12:04